Expectations of the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD)
Low costs of production and high levels of demand make illicit cigarettes one of the world’s most trafficked illegal goods. By May 2019, every business involved in the tobacco supply chain is requested to transform the way they track and report on products.
The Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) sets new expectations for how the supply chain tackles issues of public health and illegal tobacco products.
Whether you’re in distribution, wholesale, retail or logistics, the changes will affect you. In times that fraudulent products are more present than ever before, barcodes could potentially provide more safety in an economic and efficient way. This is why the latest version of DotCode was released by in July 2019.
DotCode is a two-dimensional matrix symbology that is composed of dots that are arranged in a specified rectangular array. One of its major is that the code can be applied at a speed of more than 1,000 codes per second, and less requirement for printed space . This offers potential to other markets such as the beverage, distribution and e-commerce industry.
Accessories include hosting armband, wireless charging pad and dockstation, Bluetooth adapter, etc.
About Karls Tech GmbH
Karls Tech GmbH was founded in 2014 in Karlsruhe, south of Germany. It has dedicated itself to the sales and service of mobile data acquisition products and solutions. The company offers hands-free smart solution that are based on wearable/portable barcode scanners such as industrial standardized ring-type, glove-type scanners, handheld computers and mini printers, as well as accessories for holding, charging or interactive displaying, etc. The technology involves mobile data acquisition and communication. The application cover a variety of industrial fields: warehouse, logistics, retails, gestronomy, manufactures and field service, etc.